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What’s On TV Tonight? – ‘Penny Dreadful’ Premiere, ‘Game of Thrones’ on Sunday

Penny Dreadful returns for a third season on Showtime! But what else is on TV tonight? Here are the TV listings for Sunday, 05/01/2016:

7:00 PM ET

The 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards  – Fans vote for their favorite artists in hopes that they take home the Golden Mickey; performances by Sabrina Carpenter, Zara Larsson, Daya, Sofa Carson, Lelsea Ballerini, DNCE, Ariana Grande, Hailee Steinfeld, Jordan Smith, and Laura Marano. (Disney Channel)

America’s Funniest Home Videos  – A bear tries to break into a convertible through the soft roof; animals sit like people; a man becomes anxious as the cockatoo on his shoulder becomes more animated; basketball trick shots. (ABC)

60 Minutes  – Investigative journalism. (CBS)

8:00 PM ET

American Country Countdown Awards  [LIVE]  – Honoring the year’s best country music at the Forum in Los Angeles; scheduled performers include Carrie Underwood, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Cam, Dan and Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt, Martina McBride, Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell. (FOX)

Once Upon a Time  (“Firebird”) – Hades seeks help getting Zelena back from Rumplestiltskin and Peter Pan; Cruella De Vil wants the heroes to remain trapped in the underworld; Emma makes an unexpected friendship while looking for information about her family. (ABC)

Little Big Shots  (“The Idiom of Love”) – A 7-year-old theater critic; pool-playing prodigy; the youngest dancer on Janet Jackson’s tour; ballet duo; young rapper; cup stacker; drum line major; 6-year-old limbo skater. (NBC)

Call the Midwife  – Dr. Turner and Shelagh reassess their lifestyles as they fight for respiratory health for patients; Fred’s oversight of Violet’s shop has unforeseen consequences; a mother’s past causes problems for her family. (PBS)

Madam Secretary  (“Render Safe”) – The United States debates whether to enact a mission to secure nuclear weapons that belong to the Pakistani government before it collapses; the Murphy Station pursues terrorist Jibral Disah. (CBS)

The Girlfriend Experience  (“Insurance”) – Christine’s secret identity is compromised following the death of one of her clients. (Starz)

9:00 PM ET

Game of Thrones  (“Home”) – Bran trains with the Three-Eyed Raven; Jaime advises Tommen; Tyrion demands good news; at Castle Black, the Night’s Watch stands behind the throne; Ramsay Bolton proposes a plan; Balon Greyjoy entertains other proposals. (HBO)

Fear the Walking Dead  (“Blood in the Streets”) – The group lets a family in distress board the Abigail; Strand’s past begins to come to light; Nick looks for an associate of Strand’s. (AMC)

The Good Wife  (“Verdict”) – As Peter’s trial begins, Alicia tries to keep her husband out of jail; Diane and Lucca make an aggressive move to expand the law firm but face opposition from David Lee. (CBS)

House of Lies  (“End State Vision”) – Marty discovers that Monica has been offered a lucrative deal; Jeannie romances a client; Clyde works on a new venture; Doug wants the chance to give a Ted Talk. (Showtime)

Keeping Up With the Kardashians  [SEASON PREMIERE]  – The season premiere of the popular reality series. (E!)

The Family  (“Fun Ways to Tell You’re Boyfriend You’re Pregnant”) – Bridey betrays Willa for press attention; Hank believes he has important evidence in Adam’s case; Willa makes a discovery about what happened to Adam. (ABC)

The Carmichael Show  – The people in a man’s life include a verbose father, a religious mother and a hustling brother. (NBC)

Good Witch  (“Out of the Past”) – An old flame of Cassie’s comes to Middleton looking for closure; another old friend begins to dig up Cassie’s past. (Hallmark)

9:30 PM ET

Crowded  (“Better Man”) – Mike finds a Viagra pill and he and Martina decide to try it; Stella can’t deal with the mean comments people leave about her new YouTube channel. (NBC)

Dice  (“Alimony”) – After learning that Carmen is still receiving alimony, Dice tries to get work, but the early morning meeting proves difficult. (Showtime)

Credit: Showtime

Credit: Showtime

10:00 PM ET

NICK’S PICK:  Penny Dreadful  [SEASON PREMIERE]  (“The Day Tennyson Died”) – With Ethan, Sir Malcolm and Dr. Frankenstein now scattered around the world facing their own demons, a shattered and despondent Vanessa seeks the help of Dr. Seward to battle a new evil. (Showtime)

Elementary  (“The Invisible Hand”) – Holmes and Watson discover a shocking connection to themselves when they identify the perpetrator behind the attempt made on Morland’s life. (CBS)

Talking Dead  (“Fear the Walking Dead 204″) – Chris Hardwick and guests discuss the fourth episode of “Fear the Walking Dead” season two, “Blood In the Streets.” (AMC)

Silicon Valley  (“Two in the Box”) – The new and improved Pied Piper impresses Dinesh and Gilfoyle, but worries Richard; Jared and Erlich face housing issues; Gavin suggests a controversial move. (HBO)

Quantico  (“Drive”) – Alex and Ryan work a case together when the NATS are sent to various field offices; Shelby and Caleb’s relationship changes; Alex learns new information about the man she loves. (ABC)

Dateline NBC  – Investigative reporting. (NBC)

Motive  (“The Suicide Tree”) – All clues in the murder of an armed robber lead the team to a sweet florist. (USA Network)

10:30 PM ET

Veep  (“Nev-AD-a”) – Amy, Dan, Jonah and Richard try to win the presidency for Selina; Selina meets a billionaire banker; Mike tries to get healthy before his baby arrives; Kent investigates Sue’s age; Amy and Dan share a charged moment. (HBO)

11:00 PM ET

Watch What Happens: Live  – An all-new episode of the popular chat show hosted by former Bravo programming executive Andy Cohen, who welcomes guests from some of the cable network’s most popular series, as well as other entertainment stars, to chat about pop culture and celebrities in the news. (Bravo)

What, if anything, do you plan on watching on TV tonight? Sound off in the comments!

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